(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A typical sonic boom is a solitary N wave with a peak to peak pressure amplitude of 2 lbf/ft^2 and a wavelength of 50 ft. Find the maximum particle displacement.

2. Relevant equations

None

3. The attempt at a solution

I've found some equations on the internet. For instance, I have the speed of the wave (u) (that I should then differentiate to get the particle displacement I think...):

u = p * C0 * rho0

or

u = c0 * S

I can't manage anyhting with these equations and I can't find anything representing the sound wave of the problem on a graph. I can't visualize the problem at all.

Could anyone give me some tips or explanations on this problem?

Thank you

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# Homework Help: Maximum particle displacement in a sonic boom wave

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